Resume

WORK EXPERIENCE

Robert Irvine Magazine: General Manager
Oversees all aspects of content creation and design for a digital magazine published 10 times per year. Focusing on health, wellness, and motivation from Chef Robert Irvine’s unique perspective, the magazine is distributed through streaming and downloadable versions at RobertIrvineMagazine.com and through Flipboard and Apple News.

Muscle & Fitness Magazine: Deputy Editor 

Top edits most content in the magazine. Assigns to and edits a stable of contributing writers and junior staff. Assists the Editor-in-Chief in planning the yearly editorial calendar. Writes cover stories, contributes to the feature well and various other monthly departments. Works with the art department to help conceptualize the look of feature stories. Appears on-camera and consults with the digital team of muscleandfitness.com.                                 (April 2014 – Present)

Muscle & Fitness Magazine: Senior Editor  
Wrote and edited news items, profiles, and feature stories for monthly print publication. Responsibilities ran the gamut from the front of the book to the back. Conceived, pitched, and wrotes feature stories, including several cover stories per year, and assisted in the planning of the yearly editorial calendar. Assigned and top edited guest columnists. Worked with the art department to help conceptualize the look of feature stories. Served as a technical adviser on photo shoots. Contributed to muscleandfitness.com, with occasional contributions to mensfitness.com.
(Feb. 2012 – April 2014)

Muscle & Fitness Magazine: Associate Editor 
Wrote and edited news items, profiles, and feature stories for monthly print publication, responsible for a majority of the Edge section, wrote all news, gear, and girl pages. Served as technical adviser on photo shoots.
(Dec. 2010-Feb.2012)

Men’s Fitness Magazine: Associate Editor 
Wrote and edited single-page and feature-length articles for print publication, assigned and top-edited training features. Served as technical adviser on photo shoots. Contributed to mensfitness.com.
(April 2011-Feb. 2012)

New York Sports Clubs (Rego Park, Queens) Personal Trainer
Trained and educated clients with a wide variety of goals including fat loss, muscle gain and fostering a healthy pregnancy.
(April 2009-July 2011)

Bennington Banner: Associate Sports Editor
Wrote and edited stories for print and web editions of the Bennington Banner daily newspaper. Designed and paginated sports section using Quark XPress. Acted alone as Sports Editor 1-2 days per week and when Sports Editor was on vacation.
(September 2006 – February 2009)

Blitz Magazine: Senior Writer
Wrote and edited stories for football quarterly Blitz Magazine. Generated story ideas and consulted with Editor-in-Chief for various projects, including blitzmagonline.com. Assisted in editing for style and flow as well as grammar and punctuation. (November 2006 – September 2008)

Bennington Banner: Staff Writer
(April 2006 – September 2006)

Muscle & Fitness Magazine: Contributing Writer (November 2004-May 2006)

Suffolk Life: Freelance Writer
(2002-2004)

The Springfield Student: Staff Writer, Special Projects Editor
(1999-2003)

National Golf Links of America: Caddy
(1997-2005)

MAGAZINE CREDITS
Muscle & Fitness, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Blitz

BOOK CREDITS

“FIT FUEL: A Chef’s Guide To Eating Well, Getting Fit, And Living Your Best Life” (Co-authored with Chef Robert Irvine) – August 2015

“Mario Lopez’s Knockout Fitness” (Contributor) – May 2008

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in Sports Journalism, Springfield College (Springfield, MA) – May 2003

Certified Physical Preparation Specialist – June 2015

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association – February 2012

Certified Personal Trainer, National Academy of Sports Medicine – December 2009
NASM specialties earned in Pre-/Post-natal training

REFERENCES
Available upon request